Friday, February 27, 2009

The Live Nude Girl in the Devil's Territory Book Tour

Kathleen Rooney and Kyle Minor will read from their new books as The Live Nude Girl in the Devil's Territory Book Tour arrives in Champaign on Monday, March 2, 2009, 4:30pm, at the Illini Union Bookstore. Jodee Stanley, 9L's editor, is the featured guest reader on this tour stop.

Kathleen Rooney is a founding editor of Rose Metal Press and the author of Reading with Oprah, Something Really Wonderful (with Elisa Gabert), That Tiny Insane Voluptuousness (also with Gabbert), Oneiromance (an epithalamion), and her latest, a memoir, Live Nude Girl.

Kyle Minor is the author of In the Devil's Territory, a collection of short fiction, and co-editor of The Other Chekhov, an anthology of Anton Chekhov's lesser known stories. Other recent work appears in Best American Mystery Stories 2008, The Southern Review, The Gettysburg Review, and Twentysomething Essays by Twentysomething Writers.

Jodee Stanley is the editor of UIUC’s own Ninth Letter, and has previously worked for other literary journals including Ploughshares and New England Review. Her short fiction and book reviews have appeared in Crab Orchard Review, 580 Split, North Atlantic Review, Cincinnati Review, Book/Mark Quarterly, and other journals.

This event is free and open to the public. Hope to see you there!

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